Bottle

Roman
Imperial Period
1st–3rd century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.1410

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bottle with outsplayed rim, cut-out under rim, slightly tapering neck, globular body, concave base. Translucent blue-green glass with iridescence. Rim chipped.

Provenance

From a collection formed in Egypt in the early 20th century, probably by Reginald Godfrey Peckitt, Esq, formerly of the Egyptian State Railways; by 1961: Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt Collection, 1826 24th Street, N.W., Washington 8, D.C.; gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt to MFA, December 13, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt